ARMY OF THE POTOMAC FIFTH CORPS SECOND DIVISION FIRST BRIGADE SIXTH U. S. INFANTRY Five Companies Captain Levi C. Bootes Commanding
July 2. Arrived in the morning and took position near the line of the Twelfth Corps. The Regiment with the Brigade moved from the right to the left of the line and at 5 P. M. advanced across Plum Run near Little Round Top and supported the Second Brigade in its advance to the crest of the rocky wooded hill beyond and facing to the left engaged the Confederates but retired under a deadly fire on both flanks and from the rear after the Confederates got possession of the Wheatfield in the rear of the Brigade and took position on Little Round Top.
July 3. Remained in same position.
July 4. The Regiment with the Brigade made a reconnaissance and developed a force of the Confederate infantry and artillery in front.
Casualties Killed 4 Men Wounded 1 Officer and 39 Men
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